Ancestry and LDS Account

Discussions around Genealogy technology.
Senior Member
Posts: 972
Joined: Thu Jan 24, 2008 4:34 pm
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Ancestry and LDS Account

Postby zaneclark » Tue May 23, 2017 5:12 pm

Two questions.... Do you use your LDS Account to access Ancestory? And if so, if you change the password for your LDS Account, do you also have to change it in Ancestory, or will it automatically change to the new password?

User avatar
Senior Member
Posts: 3579
Joined: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:42 pm
Location: Provo, UT

Re: Ancestry and LDS Account

Postby sbradshaw » Tue May 23, 2017 7:00 pm

No, you can't use your LDS Account to log into Ancestry. However, you can sign up for an "LDS Member" Ancestry account by following the link from this page:

The Church has an agreement with Ancestry allowing members to set up a free Ancestry account, using the link above, but your LDS Account and your Ancestry account are two separate accounts. They don't have a shared sign-in.
Samuel Bradshaw • If you desire to serve God, you are called to the work.

Senior Member
Posts: 713
Joined: Sun May 09, 2010 8:16 pm
Location: Owasso, OK, USA

Re: Ancestry and LDS Account

Postby davesudweeks » Wed May 24, 2017 10:21 am

You can make the sign-in credentials the same in both systems (subject to their specific requirements), but as sbradshaw noted they are not linked. If you change one, it does not automatically change the other.

New Member
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:10 am

Re: Ancestry and LDS Account

Postby themom » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:13 am

It seems that I have less access to much of the information available on ancestry than previously. In order to get ALL of the access on ancestry do I need to subscribe for a Premium account?

Return to “Family History”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest